Category Archives: Local beauty spots & attractions

Fires Creek Winery, Holgate

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Just along the road from the Bamboo Buddha at Holgate, the friendly ladies of Fires Creek Winery will be happy to let you roam the beautiful grounds, admission free, and help you sample the winery’s unique range. My personal favourite … Continue reading

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The Bamboo Buddha, Holgate

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This unique cafe-restaurant nestled in the heart of the countryside is always worth a visit. Here are some photos I took recently plus a few I took on a previous visit. For more information, and to view the vegetarian/vegan menu, … Continue reading

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Hunter Valley Christmas Lights

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Late last year I had the opportunity to visit the Hunter Valley Gardens at Pokolbin and to view their annual Christmas Light display. Here is a collection of photos I took that evening. The display continues until January 27 2018. … Continue reading

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Alison Homestead, Wyong.

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The village where I now live organizes regular monthly bus tours to local places of interest. This month we visited the historic Alison Homestead in Alison Road, Wyong. This beautiful house and museum is open to the public Sundays to … Continue reading

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Raymond Terrace and Morpeth

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At the weekend, friends and I drove a short way up the coast to the beautiful historic towns of Raymond Terrace and Morpeth. Jacaranda Avenue in Raymond Terrace is particularly lovely in the Spring. Naturally, I took my camera 🙂

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The Yarramalong Valley Spring Show

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Photos taken at The Yarramalong Valley Spring Show last Sunday.

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Sculpture at Kooindah

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Photos taken at Kooindah Waters, Wyong, yesterday. The exhibition continues until April 23rd. For more info, visit https://www.kooindahwatersgolf.com.au See also Sculpture on the Greens at Kooindah Waters for more photos taken at the exhibition in 2015.

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